How fashion models of today are becoming socially and morally conscious

  • Style
  • Wednesday, 02 Jun 2021

Models like Coco Rocha has made it her mission to change the world. Her modelling camp instructs new talents on the pitfalls of the industry. Photo: Bloomberg

Models may not have the most stellar of reputations. In the past, many of those that grace big fashion shows are often known as divas – with the generalisation (whether accurate or not) being that they are narcissistic and self-centred.

The stereotype is changing though. Models have become socially conscious. Capitalising on their fame, these younger runway talents are increasingly speaking out to raise awareness on a range of subjects.

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